Microsoft Azure: Waagent¶
BIG-IP VE uses the Microsoft Azure Linux Agent (waagent) to manage Linux and to interact with the Azure Fabric Controller.
The following BIG-IP VE versions include a modified version of waagent v126.96.36.199:
- 16.1.0, 188.8.131.52
- 14.1.4, 14.1.3
- 12.1.6, 184.108.40.206
You should not install your own version of waagent on the BIG-IP VE instance.
If you decide to use waagent, some functionality won’t work and you may get unexpected results.
Most changes are in a file called
f5.py, which contains all F5 specific derived classes from
Other changes are in this file:
The major behavior changes include:
- F5 disabled auto-upgrade
- You cannot install and run Azure extensions